Catch hold of her - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
catch (a)hold of (someone or something) (redirected from catch hold of her)
catch (a)hold of (someone or something)
To grasp or grip something. Catch hold of that end of the sheet and pull it straight. I tried to catch ahold of her before she fell off the step, but it happened too fast.
catch (a)hold of someone or something
to grasp or seize someone or something. See if you can catch hold of the rope as it swings back and forth. I couldn't catch ahold of her.
catch/get/grab/take (a) ˈhold of somebody/something have or take somebody/something in your hands: He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn’t get away. ♢ Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. ♢ Quick, grab a hold of that rope.
References in classic literature
It is as if an invisible hand had been stealthily uplifted from the bottom to catch hold of her
keel as it glides through the water.
He chased her, but when he tried to catch hold of her
, his hands passed right through her body as if through mist.
She shook him off and ran along Bryn Road but he again stopped her,and tried to catch hold of her